I have a bizarre issue regarding keypresses being registered as another key.
I have noticed that when I am scrolling through Firefox with the Down Arrow key (
↓), sometimes, the Quick Find menu pops up. The Quick Find menu is usually triggered by pressing the Forward Slash key (
I thought this to be a quirk/bug with Firefox, until just now.
I was going through a slideshow on GNOME Document Viewer using the RIght Arrow key (
→), when the “Jump to page:” dialog popped up, with the number 3. The “Jump to page:” dialog shows up when pressing a number key while presenting a document as a slideshow.
In summary, rarely, my Down Arrow key is registered as a Forward Slash (
/), and my Right Arrow key is registered as a
What is going on and how can I fix this?
Here is the output of
inxi -b, as I am not sure what system info command is relevant for this issue. Please let me know and I will provide the according output.
System: Host: fedora Kernel: 5.19.14-200.fc36.x86_64 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: GNOME v: 42.5 Distro: Fedora release 36 (Thirty Six) Machine: Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP EliteBook 865 16 inch G9 Notebook PC v: N/A serial: <superuser required> Mobo: HP model: 8990 v: KBC Version 09.3E.00 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: HP v: U82 Ver. 01.01.12 date: 07/01/2022 Battery: ID-1: BAT0 charge: 76.8 Wh (98.3%) condition: 78.1/76.0 Wh (102.8%) CPU: Info: 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 6800U with Radeon Graphics [MT MCP] speed (MHz): avg: 932 min/max: 400/4768 Graphics: Device-1: AMD Rembrandt [Radeon 680M] driver: amdgpu v: kernel Device-2: Luxvisions Innotech HP 5MP Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo Display: wayland server: X.Org v: 22.214.171.124 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.3 compositor: gnome-shell driver: gpu: amdgpu resolution: 1920x1200~60Hz OpenGL: renderer: AMD YELLOW_CARP (LLVM 14.0.0 DRM 3.47 5.19.14-200.fc36.x86_64) v: 4.6 Mesa 22.1.7 Network: Device-1: Qualcomm QCNFA765 Wireless Network Adapter driver: ath11k_pci Drives: Local Storage: total: 1.82 TiB used: 43.75 GiB (2.3%) Info: Processes: 392 Uptime: 25m Memory: 30.67 GiB used: 2.72 GiB (8.9%) Shell: Bash inxi: 3.3.21